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The Crucifer of Blood (1991)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Movie 4 November 1991
A beautiful young woman asks Holmes to help her father, a former army captain and hopeless opium addict break free of the curse surrounding a stolen treasure.

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Beautiful, young Irne St. Claire enlists Holmes' and Watson's help for her father, a former veteran of the Great Indian Mutiny, who has become a hopeless opium addict. His drug dependence is a direct result of guilt and fear arising from a blood pact of secrecy made during the siege of Agra in 1857 in which he was party to the theft of a maharajah's treasure, murder, and betrayal. When an avaricious co-conspirator dies under mysterious circumstances, St. Clair is certain that the curse will strike him next. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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This is one mystery that it NOT elementary, my dear Watson...

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Kiran Shah reprises his role as 'Tonga' from his initial rendition of the character in the Granada Television production The Sign of Four (1987). See more »

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Sherlock Holmes: [Last lines] Come along, Watson. The games afoot!
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Version of Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four (1968) See more »

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Not quite as dreadful as I expected.
23 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

There are definitely worse Holmes movies -- "Sherlock: Case of Evil" and Reginald Owen's "A Study in Scarlet," for example. And I have to admit I expected this to be worse than it actually is.

I often like Charlton Heston's performances, but he is totally miscast here. Add to that the rather lame, and at times implausible, story; the often plodding pace; and the distractingly intrusive sets. However, it held my interest enough to hang on to the end -- just barely.

Do yourself a favor: if you're in the mood for a good Holmes film, watch Billy Wilder's "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes," or one of the early episodes of Jeremy Brett's Granada series.


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